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This Week’s Big Winner: Sam Greenwood Wins PokerStars Caribbean Adventure $100,000 Super High Roller

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Mar 13, 2019


The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure has hosted the first $100,000 buy-in super high roller no-limit hold’em event each year since introducing the tournament back in 2011. The tradition continued in 2019, with this year’s running attracting a field of 61 entries, building a total prize pool of $5,918,220. This was the second largest turnout in the event’s history, behind only the 66 entries made in 2015. After three days of high-stakes poker action, Sam Greenwood emerged victorious with the title and the top prize of $1,775,460. This was Greenwood’s fourth seven-figure score in the past nine months and sixth overall, and it brought his lifetime live tournament earnings to nearly $14.7 million. He now sits in third place on the Canadian all-time money list, behind only Daniel Negreanu ($38.6 million) and Jonathan Duhamel ($18 million). In addition to the money, Greenwood was also awarded 720 Card Player Player of the Year points, enough to see him climb into 13th ...

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